Lady Gaga Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for SXSW Music 2014
March 9, 2014 (Austin, TX) - The South By Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference and Festival proudly announces multi-platinum selling, five-time Grammy-winning artist Lady Gaga as the keynote for the 2014 event. The keynote conversation, to be led by John Norris of Fuse, takes place on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Austin – Downtown.
Lady Gaga’s contributions to the music industry have garnered her numerous achievements including five Grammy Awards amongst fifteen nominations, thirteen MTV Video Music Awards amongst twenty-six nominations, and the estimated sale of 27 million albums and 130 million singles worldwide. The annual keynote is one of the most highly anticipated events at SXSW, and with this Lady Gaga joins an impressive roster of past keynote speakers including such music legends as Lou Reed, Dave Grohl, and Bruce Springsteen.
Lady Gaga’s keynote will be open to Music and Platinum registrants and Showcasing Artists with wristbands, and follows her prior night’s performance on the Doritos #BoldStage at Stubb’s, benefitting the Born This Way Foundation.
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